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Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 20-02-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By irish
Thanks Jo and Herve for this information. So is...

Thanks Jo and Herve for this information. So is the 1st Rec badge I posted a reproduction?

Jack
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 19-02-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By irish
Had not considered that. Jack

Had not considered that.
Jack
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 19-02-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By irish
2 Interesting French Badges

Have been going through boxes of late. These 2 have been set aside with a note to find more information.

The first is a collar badge. My recollection is the badge had come with some other French...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 19-02-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By irish
Yeah, very interesting choice. "do your best...

Yeah, very interesting choice.

"do your best and take a hammer to the rest"
Forum: Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force 18-02-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By irish
The red crown RAF Wing is nice, but this is crazy...

The red crown RAF Wing is nice, but this is crazy money.
Jack
Forum: Other Militaria 04-02-18, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By irish
A few more items. General Devers awarding the...

A few more items. General Devers awarding the Bronze Star to Colonel Starr.

http://i877.photobucket.com/albums/ab334/agugu1/IMG_20180204_171446342_zpsjjau36vl.jpg...
Forum: Other Militaria 04-02-18, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By irish
thanks for the positive comments. Some additonal...

thanks for the positive comments. Some additonal items of interest belonging to Col. Starr. These photos also coming from the Lake Constance victory celebration. One photo of note features General...
Forum: Other Militaria 04-02-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By irish
Victory with the 1st Armee Francais

From a group of items belonging to Colonel William T. Starr. A US Cavalry officer attached to the 6th US Army Group. He was a involved in support of the 1st French Army during campaigns in...
Forum: Airborne, Elite and Special Forces Insignia 01-02-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,954
Posted By irish
Great Information. I will need to read this over...

Great Information. I will need to read this over several times before it sinks in.

A few other examples recently acquired out of a collection here in the states. They all appear to be WW2 but am...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 31-01-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By irish
The polar bear patch is a made for collectors...

The polar bear patch is a made for collectors piece. There was a whole series of these from the forties and a bit later. The fine white cheese cloth backing material is a common trait of this series.
Forum: Other Military Topics 27-01-18, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By irish
Yes indeed, a nice bit of investigative work....

Yes indeed, a nice bit of investigative work. Well done.
Jack
Forum: Indian Badges 22-01-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By irish
Thank you for posting, it was quite interesting. ...

Thank you for posting, it was quite interesting.
Best
Jack
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 22-01-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By irish
Hello Didier, Thanks for the link. Best...

Hello Didier,

Thanks for the link.

Best
Jack
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-01-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By irish
French Commemorative War Medal 1939-45

The medal was instituted by the French Government in May of 1946 to honor those having served in the armed forces of France. The medal itself is bronze and exhibiting a number of symbols relating to...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 21-01-18, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By irish
Herve, PM sent

Herve, PM sent
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 20-01-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By irish
Hello Herve, Thank you for your thoughts. ...

Hello Herve,

Thank you for your thoughts. Had not considered Spahi.

Best
Jack
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 20-01-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By irish
French Algerian Tirailleur?

Here is an older badge that has long escaped me as far as a firm identification. By the looks of it appears to be a 1st Algerian unit?? Based on the symbolism. It also appears to be a theater made...
Forum: General Topics 13-01-18, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By irish
Roy, Wonderful looking piece, had never...

Roy,

Wonderful looking piece, had never seen an IMR badge before.

Congrats
Jack
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 09-01-18, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By irish
Thanks Fougasse and Frank for your comments. ...

Thanks Fougasse and Frank for your comments.

Roy that is a very nice piece. I need to come up with some trading material.
Best
Jack
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 09-01-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By irish
Walimohd & Co Nairobi

An interesting maker mark on this Army Pay Corp cap badge. The badge also appears to be a locally cast piece. I guess that goes with out saying. Better quality than I am used to seeing for a local...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 08-01-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By irish
Thanks to everyone who have replied and added to...

Thanks to everyone who have replied and added to the discussion of this uniform.
Jack
Forum: General Topics 07-01-18, 03:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By irish
Yes, what everyone else has said. Great looking...

Yes, what everyone else has said. Great looking collection.
Jack
Forum: Formation Signs and Unit Colour Patches 07-01-18, 12:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By irish
RAAF Formation Sign

I had posted this last year as an unknown. This piece having come in a small group of British and Commonwealth signs. While searching for an unrelated item I came across the accompanying 2d photo....
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-01-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By irish
Ah yes, my Confusion. Do not know her WW1 service.

Ah yes, my Confusion. Do not know her WW1 service.
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 05-01-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By irish
I do not see the ribbons you mention? To me they...

I do not see the ribbons you mention? To me they all appear French. I do not know what if any WW1 service he may have had at.

Since a forum member was nice enough to confirm his name for me I...
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